Ed Martin speaks in front of the Republican National Committee

Ed Martin speaks in front of the Republican National Committee during a ‘Stop the Steal’ protest on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Martin is the successor of Phyllis Schlafly and the current President of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, a national conservative interest group. He was also the former Chairman of the Missouri Republican Party until 2013 and served on the Republican National Committee until 2015.

Brittany Fisher is a staff photographer for the College Heights Herald from St. Louis, Missouri.